Villa Fiorentino Sorrento sede della Fondazione Sorrento

Fondazione Sorrento

Picasso in Sorrento

Picasso. Eclecticism of a genius
to be held at Villa Fiorentino from 31 May to 31 August 2014.

The exhibition dedicated to the Spanish master will revolve mainly around over 240 prints graphics, but also 24 ceramics, and unique works, to create a short journey through the styles and techniques used by the artist during his lifetime: from drawing to painting, from 'the drypoint etching, from terracotta to ceramics.

The exhibition is supported by the Scientific Committee composed Mariastella Margozzi, director of the Museo Boncompagni Ludovisi Rome and Claudia Casali, director of the International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza, and is characterized by the presence of 9 collections on display complete graphics, created between 1904 and 1968; works that show the stylistic evolution of Picasso, from his youth, to maturity.
In the halls of Villa Fiorentino will gather in chronological order "back" a selection of "unique works" and graphic series "The cocu magnifique" and "Twenty poems of Gongora", "La Celestine", "Sable Mouvant", "Suite des Saltimbanques "," The Triglav "," Natural History "," Balzac en Bas de Casse "and" Barcelona Suites ". Ceramics (1948-64) from a private collection and the International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza from room to room to follow the chronology of the works.

The arrival of Picasso's Commitment Foundation Sorrento that, thanks to the great art of the twentieth century Italian and European, has set in motion a new driving force for tourism that combines beautiful scenery, hospitality and art.
The choice of Picasso is certainly not random: the acquisition of new techniques and its ability to anticipate the times and the needs of society, made him one of the most fascinating and popular artists of all time. Modern forms and at the same time respectful of the classical world, always leaning toward a strong desire to experiment, to try to compete with the new continuously. A character, in short, that combines perfectly with a resort like Sorrento, Queen classic hospitality, always ready, however, to evolve in the search for ways of welcoming more and more current.
The catalog published by con-end editions will include essays by Mariastella Margozzi, Claudia Casali and Gino Fienga dell'allestimento and photographs as well as images of the exhibits.

The Foundation and the Municipality of Sorrento continue to believe in the programming of great art events, which began with Sassu and continued with Mimmo Palladino, Antonio Biasucci, Salvador Dali and Mario Sironi and next summer with Pablo Picasso.

The event also does not neglect the aspect 2.0. In fact, it was created the hashtag #PicassoSorrento that allow you to group the clicks of the visitors on social networks. In addition to a Facebook page "Picasso. Eclecticism of a genius ", constantly updated.

Opening: Friday, May 30 at 18:00
Location: Villa Fiorentino Corso Italy, 53 - Sorrento
Duration: 31 May to 31 august 2014
Catalog: with-end editions

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